Beacon Journal staff


SUMMIT COUNTY: The Summit County Probate Court is seeking volunteers for its Senior Visitor Program.



The court will provide qualified and caring volunteers to visit seniors living in long-term care facilities.



Requirements for serving as a Probate Court Senior Visitor include submission of a program application with references, successful completion of a background check, an interview with court personnel, possession of a current Ohio’s drivers license, access to reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and completion of a court-conducted training program. All applicants must be at least 21 years old.



Volunteer training will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Akron Bar Association, 57 S. Broadway. For information, call 330-643-8771.